Formed in Wales in 1998, Bullet for My Valentine is made up of Matt Tuck (lead vocals, guitar), Jason James (bass), Michael Paget (guitar), and Michael Thomas (drums). The band began as a Metallica and Nirvana cover band that went under the name of Jeff Killed John. In 2002 they changed the band name to Bullet for My Valentine and signed on with Sony.
They play a brand of metal that is influenced by the likes of Metallica, Iron Maiden and Slayer. Their sound has been described as metalcore, heavy metal and thrash metal. It is a combination of hard edged melodies, aggressive guitar riffs and catchy vocals.
In 2005 the band released their debut album entitled "The Poison" followed in 2008 by "Scream Aim Fire" and finally in April 2010 "Fever". Over the course of their career they have sold over 2 million albums. They have toured with the likes of Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Airbourne, Atreyu, and Cancer Bats.
-Ticket Purchase: Metropolis box office
-Ticket Price: $29.75 (plus taxes and service charges)
-Show Time: 6:30 p.m. (Doors @ 5:00 p.m.)
-Opening Acts: Escape the Fate, Black Tide, Drive A